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Hollywood Sandbags (Source: Silva Harapetian)

Anticipating Heavy Rain, Hollywood Giving Out Sandbags

Anyone who has lived in South Florida during the rainy season knows certain low lying areas in several cities tend to have flooding problems during heavy storms.

04/17/2014

January 10, 2014: A woman died when her car became submerged during flooding in Delray Beach.  (Source: CBS4)

Two People Killed During Delray Beach Flooding

Many cars remain stranded on Via Flora Drive Friday night after Thursday’s relentless rains in Delray Beach caused inches of water to accumulate.

CBS Miami–01/10/2014

West Palm Beach police reported flooding along several streets near downtown after the city tried to absorb 5 to 6 inches of rain, according to the weather service. (Source: CBS4)

Flood Of Trouble In Palm Beach County, Treasure Coast

Schools are closed in Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties Friday due to flooding. In addition, the Palm Beach County Emergency Management Office reports a portion of Interstate 95, between mm 56 and 60, is closed due to flooding.

CBS Miami–01/10/2014

Flooded yard of a Miami Gardens home. (Source: CBS4)

Water Woes In A Miami Gardens Neighborhood

A boil water advisory remains in effect for one Miami Gardens’ neighborhood after two aging water mains burst on New Year’s Day.

01/02/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Soaking Rains Create Morning Hassle In South Florida Neighborhood

Relentless rains fell from the skies Thursday evening creating a soggy mess in many South Florida neighborhoods.

11/22/2013

(Source: CBS4)

High Tides Could Cause Flooding Headaches In Miami-Dade

The next few months could bring localized flooding due to unusually high tide events in Miami-Dade County.

11/03/2013

Higher-than-average tide event flooding Miami Beach streets in 2010. (Source: Miami-Dade.gov)

Miami-Dade Warns Residents Of Unusually High Tides

Miami-Dade County officials are warning local residents they may see some localized flooding due to high tide events during several days over the next few months.

CBS Miami–11/01/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Another Night Of Seasonal High Tides On Miami Beach

Seasonal high tides are creating a watery mess on Miami Beach. The twice-daily flooding is impacting residents, business owners, and vacationers.

10/19/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Blame The Moon For South Florida’s Tidal Flooding

Parts of South Beach are drying out from flood waters, which weren’t caused by any rain, but caused by an astronomical high tide, in other words, blame it on the moon.

CBS Miami–10/17/2013

Heavy rain created high-water conditions in portions of the Everglades. (Source: CBS4)

Large Flood Insurance Rate Hikes Loom On Horizon

Thousands of homeowners across Florida are set to see major increases in their flood insurance costs if the federal government doesn’t act to delay or cancel the rise in rates.

CBS Miami–09/30/2013

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